Browsing Archive: May, 2012

S.K.A.L Final Results (and thoughts for next year)

Posted by Jaime Feathers on Monday, May 28, 2012, In : SKAL 
I wanted to put the finalization on this years' Spring Kubb Adult League. Thank you to all 11 different participants this year, especially the new league faces, including Brian and Johnny Walker.

In the final week a tie emerged between the two Feathers boys. Both sought club champion, but in the end, with the amount of ties and the use of "math", Josh Feathers edged out Steve for SKAL champ.

The Spring Kubb Adult League is the only event that we do to help with club operating costs. Your member...
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How To Pronounce Kubb

Posted by Josh Feathers on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, In : History 

So there’s this guy…..

And he started making up pronunciations for words, and I have laughed very much due to this guy. It is a satirical play on the actual Pronunciation Book, a series of Youtube videos to help people pronounce different English words appropriately.

Here is an actual Youtube video from Pronunciation Book:


And here is one from the "dieloushious" Pronunciation Guide:

 See the difference!?

I am a fan! It is just a bunch of ridiculous pronunciations; so stupid it’s...

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Facing your Fears of Doubles and Triples

Posted by Josh Feathers on Friday, May 11, 2012, In : Strategy 
The scenario:

Your opponents throw a good group of 6 in the upfield. Your team leans over the pile of wood and have no clue where to start. You know that getting the kubbs away from each other is the main defensive strategy, but in this case, the group is good. Too good to rely on spreading out the kubbs. You wonder what other factors you should consider when righting kubbss an opponent has thrown. Have you ever considered how the facing will effect play?


Facing refers to the angle of a ...

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SKAL!!! (Week 5 Results)

Posted by Chris Hodges on Friday, May 4, 2012, In : SKAL 

Week 5:

  1. Steve : 8
  2. Chris : 7
  3. Abbey : 6
  4. Mary : 5

Total through 5 weeks:

  1. Dobbie : 38
  2. Steve : 37
  3. Mary : 31
  4. Chris : 25
  5. Tony : 14
  6. Bert : 13
  7. Brian : 11
  8. Steph : 10
  9. John : 8
  10. Grant : 7
  11. Abbey : 6

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